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Cute Kids Getting Scared of the Easter Bunny
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Cute Kids Getting Scared of the Easter Bunny [VIDEOS]

While the Easter bunny is generally well-regarded for its fluffy belly, alert ears and too-cute buck teeth, some humans just aren't so fond of the creature. We're talking about young kiddos who -- when faced with the giant creature every Easter holiday -- erupt into a fountain of tears, traumatic screams and eyes bulging out of their sockets.

It's almost as if adults just want a little entertainment for the day. So, come Easter, they encourage a little PTSD by way of bunny rabbit.

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Tiger Woods and Fred Couples Charge Up the Masters Leaderboard
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Tiger Woods and Fred Couples Charge Up the Masters Leaderboard

21-Year-old Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy holds a two-shot lead after two rounds at the Masters, but the big news out of Augusta on Friday was the charge up the leaderboard by two of the tournament's most familiar faces.

In the morning, it was perennial fan favorite Fred Couples turning back the clock for the second

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History of Mardi Gras
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Mardi Gras Around The World [VIDEO]

Did you think Mardi Gras was strictly a New Orleans thing? Think again.

In Belgium Mardi Gras is the most important day of the year. Belgians celebrate the Carnival of Binche in the city of Binche, which features lots of music and dancing.

Sweden celebrates Fettisdagen, translating to "Fat Tuesday."

In Canada Mardi Gras is celebrated throughout the country, especially in the french-speaking Quebec, where the Quebec Winter Carnival is one of the most iconic of Canadian festivals.

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Know Your Mardi Gras History [VIDEO]

Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday," a reference to the binge eating a lot of Catholics do before Lent. As is often the case with holidays, the Christian roots are intertwined with earlier pagan practices. It was very common for early church fathers to integrate elements of pagan ritual in an attempt to attract potential converts.

Mardi Gras itself originated in the Middle Ages and was brought to the U.S. by the French explorer Iberville. In 1827, Parisian-style masked balls were legalized in New Orleans after a long period of prohibition. The celebration soon became known for its celebrants' raucous behavior during fanciful parades.

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